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Academic Senate

The College of Alameda Academic Senate represents all College of Alameda faculty on academic and professional matters. According to Title 5, Section 53200, the term academic and professional matters covers the following areas:

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites.
  2. Degree and certificate requirements.
  3. Grading policies.
  4. Educational program development.
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
  6. College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities.
  9. Processes for program review.
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
  11. Other academic and professional matters

Active subcommittees of the Senate include the Curriculum Committee, and the Staff Development Committee. Other ad hoc committees or task forces are convened as necessary.

The Academic Senate promotes faculty primacy in academic and professional matters as established in statute and regulation. The Senate is the official voice of the California community college faculty in statewide consultation and decision making and, through leadership and empowerment, endeavors to make each local senate the voice of the faculty in college and district consultation and decision making.

2015-2016

NameArea Represented
Rochelle Olive, PresidentDivision 1
Vacant, Vice President Division 1
Carolyn Johnson, Treasurer Division 1
William Andrews, Secretary Division 1
Gisele Bousquet Division 2 – Adjunct
Patricia Nelson Division 2
VacantDivision 2
Carolyn Johnson Faculty At-Large
Vacant Student Services
Jamar MearsStudent Services
Bill AndrewsDivision 1
Steve Gerstle Faculty At-Large
Bob Grill (Vacant Fall 2015) Division 1
vacant Division 1
Rochelle OliveDvision 1
Robert Bishop Adjunct At-Large
Glen Pearson Division 2
Gary Hasbrouck Division 1- Adjunct
Sherrone Smith Division 2

Fall 2015 Academic Senate Meetings

L237 12:00 – 1:30 pm

September 3, 17

October 1, 15

November 5, 19

December 3

 **Please note, if you are requesting an item to be added to the Senate agenda, it must be received by Wednesday, one week prior to scheduled Senate meetings.

Meeting Date

 Agenda

Minutes

May 19, 2016
May 5, 2016
April 21, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-4-21-16REV1
April 7, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-4-8-16
March 17, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-3-17-16
March 3, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-3-3-16
February 18, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-2-18-16REV1
February 4, 2016Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-2-4-2016REV1COA AS Meeting Minutes_4 February 2016
December 3, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-12-3-2015
November 19, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-12-3-2015
November 5, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-11-5-2015
October 15, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-10-22-2015
October 1, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-10-1-2015COA AS Meeting Minutes_01Oct2015
September 17, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-9-17-2015
September 3, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-9-1-2015
May 14, 2015 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-5-14-2015
May 7, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-5-7-2015
April 16, 2015 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-4-16-2015
March 26, 2015 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-3-26-2015
March 5, 2015 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-3-5-15
February 19, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-2-19-15REV1
February 5, 2015Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-2-5-2015
 December 4, 2014 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-12-04-14
 November 20, 2014Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-11.20.14
 November 6, 2014Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-11.16.14
October 2, 2014Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-10.2.14[1]
September 18, 2014 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-9.18.14
September 4, 2014 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-9.4.14
May 15, 2014 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-5.15.14
May 1, 2014 Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-5.1.14 College-of-Alameda-Academic-Senate-Meeting-Minutes-5.1.14
April 3, 2014Academic-Senate-Meeting-Agenda-4.3.14 A[1]College-of-Alameda-Academic-Senate-Meeting-Minutes-4.3.14
March 20, 2014 Agenda
March 6, 2014 Agenda Minutes
February 20, 2014AgendaMinutes
February 6, 2014AgendaNo quorum.
January 23, 2014- Special SessionAgendaMinutes
December 5, 2013 AgendaMinutes
November 21, 2013AgendaMinutes
November 7, 2013 AgendaMinutes
October 17, 2013 AgendaMinutes
October 3, 2013AgendaMinutes
September 19, 2013AgendaMinutes
September 5, 2013AgendaMinutes
 March 5, 2009AgendaMinutes
 February 26, 2009AgendaMinutes
February 5, 2009AgendaMinutes
December 4, 2008AgendaMinutes
November 20, 2008AgendaMinutes
November 6, 2008AgendaMinutes
October 30, 2008AgendaMinutes
September 4, 2008AgendaMinutes
May 15, 2008AgendaMinutes
May 1, 2008AgendaMinutes
April 3, 2008AgendaMinutes
March 20, 2008AgendaMinutes
February 21, 2008AgendaMinutes
January 31, 2008AgendaMinutes
December 6, 2007AgendaMinutes
November 29, 2007AgendaMinutes
November 15, 2007AgendaMinutes
November 1, 2007AgendaMinutes
October 18, 2007AgendaMinutes
October 4, 2007AgendaMinutes
September 20, 2007AgendaMinutes
September 6, 2007AgendaMinutes
May 17, 2007AgendaMinutes
May 3, 2007AgendaMinutes
April 24, 2007AgendaMinutes
April 12, 2007AgendaMinutes
March 27, 2007AgendaMinutes
March 15, 2007AgendaMinutes
March 1, 2007AgendaMinutes
February 15, 2007AgendaMinutes
February 1, 2007AgendaMinutes
January 18, 2007AgendaMinutes
December 7, 2006AgendaMinutes
November 16, 2006AgendaMinutes
November 2, 2006AgendaMinutes
October 19, 2006AgendaMinutes
October 5, 2006AgendaMinutes
September 21, 2006AgendaMinutes
 September 7, 2006 Agenda Minutes

ACADEMIC_SENATE_CONSTITUTION2010
(Academic Senate Constitution  – amended and ratified on 10/7/10)

Senate Documents

Scholarship Fund Contribution

Institutional Planning

Institutional Learning Outcomes and Action Items:

Institutional Learning Outcomes – draft revised and approved by Academic Senate on 11/16/06. Institutional Action Priorities WITH Action Items, 2007-2008 – draft revised and approved by Academic Senate on 11/16/06. Institutional Action Priorities WITHOUT Action Items, 2007-2008 – draft revised and approved by Academic Senate on  11/16/06.

Program Review

Unit Plan:

Unit Plan Template (Fa07) Unit Plan FAQ (Fa07)

Integrated Budget Planning:

Integrated Planning Budget Timeline (2007) Integrated Planning Budget Template (2007) Integrated Planning Budget Memo (Jan. 2007)

Measure A:

Measure A – District webpage that includes forms, approved projects and other info.

Additional Resources

Faculty Handbook 2004

Basic Skills Initiative:

Student Learning Outcomes